A Little H&B Action

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As we previously posted, the “wolf” of Wall street aka Jordan Belfort is out of prison and is promoting a piece of literature based on his sordid life at Stratton Oakmont during the coke infused 80’s-90’s. After having thumbed through this self-promoting read (which has been optioned by Warner Brothers as a Martin Scorsese film), it became clear that the book has some positive qualities. First and most important – If you’re into porn, you’ll enjoy The Wolf of Wall street. Had he been a woman, he could easily have written Harlequin romance novels from the big house. His descriptions of his “luscious” wife whom he dubs "The Duchess" are… shall we say, stimulating.
In addition to sex everywhere and in every position, if you’re into hookers, blow and Quaaludes (or at least reading about them) then this should make a nice little bedtime story. Disregard the dissonance he experiences as he attempts to balance the two personas 1) despicable pill popping prostitute enthusiast with 2) respectable family man. It’s not convincing and feels like filler. That said, there’s enough dirty goodness in here to go around. The Wolf of Wall Street lands on shelves September 25th.

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